Gavin Cummiskey reports primarily on rugby, Gaelic games and soccer but is known to delve into other sports on occasion. Gavin ghost writes for several columnists, his longest association being with Brian Kerr and Matt Williams. He also ghosted the autobiographies of boxer Bernard Dunne (nominated for sports book of the year in 2010) and rugby player Geordan Murphy. He previously worked for The Evening Herald, The Sunday Independent, The Irish Independent, The Irish Examiner, The Sunday Star, The Sun and several UK publications with his first Irish Times by-line coming in April 2003. He has never taken a sick day and rarely goes on holiday.